# Recent questions tagged percentage

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Two numbers are less than a third number by $40 \%$ and $43 \%$ respectively. The percent by which the second number is less than the first is :$5$$6$$7$$10 1 answer 2 If 60 \% of (x-y) = 30 \% of (x+2y), then what percent of x is y?$$10 \%$$15 \%$$20 \%$$25 \% 0 answers 3 The population of bacteria culture doubles every 2 \text{ min}. Approximately, how many minutes will it take for the population to grow from 1000 to 500,000 bacteri... 0 answers 4 Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below:In an examination, there are 100 questions divided into three groups A, B and C such that each group co... 0 answers 5 The total of male and female populations in a city increased by 25 \% from 1970 to 1980. During the same period, the male population increased by 40 \% while the ... 1 answer 6 In a tournament, a team has played 40 matches so far and won 30 \% of them. If they win 60 \% of the remaining matches, their overall win percentage will be 50 \%.... 1 answer 7 A box has 450 balls, each either white or black, there being as many metallic white balls as metallic black balls. If 40 \% of the white balls and 50 \% of the blac... 1 answer 8 Raj invested ₹10000 in a fund. At the end of first year, he incurred a loss but his balance was more than ₹5000. This balance, when invested for another year, gre... 1 answer 9 Identical chocolate pieces are sold in boxes of two sizes, small and large. The large box is sold for twice the price of the small box. If the selling price \text{per gr... 1 answer 10 In the final examination, Bishnu scored 52\% and Asha scored 64\%. The marks obtained by Bishnu is 23 less, and that by Asha is 34 more than the marks obtained by... 1 answer 11 In May, John bought the same amount of rice and the same amount of wheat as he had bought in April, but spent ₹150 more due to price increase of rice and wheat by 20... 1 answer 12 In a group of people, 28\% of the members are young while the rest are old. If 65\% of the members are literates, and 25\% of the literates are young, then the perc... 0 answers 13 2 answers 14 Of 150 people polled, 105 said they rode the city bus at least 3 times per week. How many people out of 100,000 could be expected to ride the city bus at least 3... 1 answer 15 Sonal has finished reading 30\% of a 340-page novel. How many pages has she read?102$$103$$105$$113$
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In an examination, $52\%$ of the candidates failed in English, $42\%$ in Mathematics and $17\%$ in both. The number of those who passed in both the subjects, is :$83\%$$2... 2 answers 17 A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at C.P. but he mixes it with water and thereby gains 25\%. The percentage of water in the mixture is :25\%$$20\%$$4\%... 1 answer 18 5\% income of A is equal to 15\% income of B and 10\% income of B is equal to 20\% income of C. If income of C is ₹ 2000, then total income of A, B... 1 answer 19 A man sells an article at a gain of 15\% Had he bought it at 10\% less and sold it for ₹ 4 less, he would have gained 25\%. The cost price of the article is :�... 0 answers 20 A jar full of whisky contains 40\% of alcohol. A part of this whisky is replaced by another containing 19\% alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be ... 1 answer 21 The price of an article was increased by p\%, later the new price was decreased by p\%. If the last price was Re. 1 then the original price was:\dfrac{1-p^{2}}{200... 1 answer 22 Tarun bought a T.V with 20\% discount on the labelled price. If he had bought it with 25\% discount, he would have saved ₹500. At what price did he buy the T.V.?... 1 answer 23 One litre of water is evaporated from 6 litres of a solution containing 4\% of sugar. The percentage of sugar in the remaining solution is:\dfrac{7}{5}\% \\$$\dfrac{... 1 answer 24 Irvin sold a book at a profit of$12\%.$If Irvin had sold it for Rs.$18$more, then$18\%$would have been gained. Find the cost price.Rs.$600$Rs.$300$Rs.$400$Rs.$2...
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Shirin went to a bakery and bought items worth Rs. $25,$ out of which $30$ paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was $6\%,$ then what was the cost...
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Irvin sold a book at a profit of $12\%$. If Irvin had sold it for $\text{₹}18$ more, then $18\%$ would have been gained. Find the cost price.$\text{₹}600$$\text{₹}3... 1 answer 27 After the price of apples reduced, it enabled a person to purchase 3 apples for ₹1 instead of ₹1.25. What is the percentage reduction in price?20$$25$$30$$33.3... 2 answers 28 The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a magazine. Study the pie-chart and answer the question based on it.Va... 1 answer 29 The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a magazine. Study the pie-chart and answer the question based on it.$\...
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$1/4$th of $60\%$ of a number is equal to $2/5$th of $20\%$ of another number. What is the respective ratio of the first number to that of second number?$8:15$$5:9$$8:13$...
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Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured $9$ marks more than the other and his marks were $56\%$ of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them...
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The salaries of Ramesh, Ganesh and Rajesh were in the ratio $6:5:7$ in $2010$, and in the ratio $3:4:3$ in $2015$. If Ramesh’s salary increased by $25\%$ during $2010-2... 1 answer 33 In an examination, the score of$\text{A}$was$10\%$less than that of$\text{B}$, the score of$\text{B}$was$25\%$more than that of$\text{C}$, and the score of$\te...
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In $2010$, a library contained a total of $11500$ books in two categories -fiction and nonfiction. In $2015$, the library contained a total of $12760$ books in these two ...
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In an examination, the maximum possible score is $\text{N}$ while the pass mark is $45\%$ of $\text{N}$. A candidate obtains $36$ marks, but falls short of the pass mark ...
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Out of the shirts produced in a factory, $15\%$ are defective, while $20\%$ of the rest are sold in the domestic market. If the remaining $8840$ shirts are left for expor...
In a village, the production of food grains increased by $40\%$ and the per capita production of food grains increased by $27\%$ during a certain period. The percentage b...
Arun's present age in years is $40\%$ of Barun's. In another few years, Arun's age will be half of Barun' s. By what percentage will Barun's age increase during this peri...
Ravi invests $50\%$ of his monthly savings in fixed deposits. Thirty percent of the rest of his savings is invested in stocks and the rest goes into Ravi's savings bank a...
The number of girls appearing for an admission test is twice the number of boys. If $30\%$ of the girls and $45\%$ of the boys get admission, the percentage of candidates...